Recommended Reads

Recommended Reads


8 Weeks to Better Rhode Island Genealogy Research by Diane Boumenot on One Rhode Island Family

Tuesday’s Tip: National Archives of Norway Historic Photo Archive by Beth Gatlin on So Many Ancestors!

The Coollattin Canadian Connection by John D. Reid on Canada’s Anglo-Celtic Connections

I’m certainly glad this isn’t standard in most places!:
Quick Tip: No Cause of Death in Death Records by Yvette Hoitink on Dutch Genealogy

This is a much more scholarly work, but if you have Jewish-Italian heritage in Italy, this is a great read:
An Alternative Path to Emancipation: Jewish Merchants and Cross-Cultural Networks in the 18th Century Italian Ghettos by Federica Francesconi on Avotaynu Online

Excellent resource for Irish family in Ireland:
Online Images for Griffith’s Valuation by Lorine McGinnis Schulze on Olive Tree Genealogy Blog

Chinese Immigration to the United States, 1882-1944 Digital Archive by Leland Meitzler On Genealogy Blog

Family Stories

Mistaken Identity, Bushy Beards, and a Cool Discovery by Julie Phelps on It’s a Beautiful Tree

Now I Know Iver’s Burial Date by Jana Last on Jana’s Genealogy and Family History Blog

Excellent job by Schalene piecing together the clues with help:
Did John W. Jennings Sr. (c1777-1858) Marry His Niece? by Schalene Dagutis on Tangled Roots and Trees

Great idea to interest family members in their ancestors:
Tell Me A Story Challenge – So This is Margaret by The Genealogy Girl

How I Broke and Fixed My Contact Form by Barbara J. Starmans on Out of My Tree Genealogy

My Family Trello Boards Are Digital Scrapbooks by Becky Jamison on Grace and Glory

Ancestry Update – A More In Depth Look – Losses and Gains by Roberta J. Estes on DNAeXplained

Methodology, News, Etc.

Finding an Database Online for Free by Michael John Neill on Rootdig

Anna’s easy description of each for those who are unsure:
Quick Lesson #2: Sources vs. Information vs. Evidence vs. Proof by Anna Matthews on Tripping Over My Roots

Why Do We Do Genealogy? Your Input Needed! by Lori Samuelson on Genealogy at Heart

Step 4: Search for New Evidence by Barbara J. Starmans on Out of My Tree Genealogy

4 thoughts on “Recommended Reads”

  1. Thanks for the mention, Linda! I am glad you enjoyed School+Genealogy: Slavery. It was such a great, meaningful study for our family.
    Your fantastic list included many interesting articles I hadn’t seen yet. I look forward reading them.


  2. Thank you Linda, for mentioning my post about the American Textile History Museum, part 2 will follow soon. I’m delighted you have heard of it.

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